Quality Assurance Specialist (Mechanical)
Company: Department of Defense
Posted on: May 3, 2021
See below for important information regarding this job.
- Boulder and Lakewood, CO: $70,883 - $92,153
- Colorado Springs, CO: $65,669 - $85,375
- Hill Air Force Base, UT: $64,649 - $84,049
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement. Learn
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- Performs duties associated with the administration of the
quality assurance provisions of contracts by designing,
implementing, and maintaining a risk-based surveillance program and
- Identifies opportunities for process improvements through
analysis of process measurement data.
- Serves as a member of a multi-functional or technical team.
Responsible for implementing the overall Quality Program for a
diversity of products and services in support of U.S. Government
acquisition at one or more suppliers facilities.
- Ensures contractor compliance with all requirements related to
the design, manufacturing, repair, overhaul, and modernization of a
variety of items for contractor and customer activities throughout
- Independently performs audits/surveillance of contractors'
processes to ensure customer and contractual requirements are
- Investigates and provides data on customer complaints/concerns
regarding contractors' quality performance and processes which
impact user satisfaction.
- Provides technical support to all other DCMA team members,
assisting in the analysis of contract related issues to determine
the best course of action to support the contractor and
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
1910 Quality Assurance
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a U.S. citizen
- Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive with Secret
- Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable
suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be
applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds
- Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must
be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
To qualify for an Quality Assurance Specialist, your resume and
supporting documentation must support:
A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience
that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully
perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or
related to the position to be filled. To qualify at the GS-11
level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience
equivalent to the GS-09 level or equivalent under other pay systems
in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must
meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General
Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment,
minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by
the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable
specialized experience includes:
- Application of quality assurance concepts, principles, methods,
and practices to analyze the products or services of a contractor's
- Evaluating and inspecting production methods, processes, and
testing techniques being performed by contractors
- Applying statistical and quality data analysis evaluations to
determine compliance with contractual requirements.
B. Education Substitution: Such education must demonstrate the
knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
Education must be from a college or university accredited by an
organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See
If using education to meet basic qualifications, YOU MUST SUBMIT A
TRANSCRIPT as supplemental documentation. To qualify based on
education in lieu of specialized experience, you must possess: 3
full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate
education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
C. Combination: Combinations of successfully completed post-high
school education and experience may be used to meet total
qualification requirements for grade levels GS-11, and may be
computed by first determining the applicant's total qualifying
experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade
level; then determining the applicant's education as a percentage
of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the
two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100
percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. Only graduate
education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade
level may be used to qualify applicants for positions at grade
If the position has a minimum education requirement and/or you
are using education to qualify in lieu of specialized experience,
you MUST provide transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at the time
of application) to support your educational claims. The transcripts
must include your name, the name of the college or university,
class/course list, completed number of credits/hours, and the date
degree conferred (if applicable). Education must be accredited by
an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of
Education. Licenses must be current at time of application.
GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is
considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate
school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time
study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or
part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's
definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27
quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement
for one year of full-time graduate study.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in
foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show that the education credentials have
been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in
interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has
been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at
a U.S. accredited college or university.
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